How to apply for the DSA
The course you are studying and where you live in the UK determines which funding body you will need to submit your DSA application to. Please find below a list of funding bodies which have been linked to their home pages.
How to find your closest Needs Assessment Centre
If you have been agreed a Study Needs Assessment, please see the link for information on how to find your nearest or preferred Needs Assessment Centre.
Bursary information for the University of East London
The University of East London can possibly assist with the payment of £200 towards DSA equipment. Please click on the link to access the University of East London’s bursary forms and guides.
If you have a physical or sensory disability the Snowden Trust may be able to provide additional funding to assist you while studying. For further details please select the link to access the Snowden Trust website.
How to obtain an assessment to be diagnosed with a SpLD
If you believe you may have a Specific Learning Difference and wish to investigate this, you can find additional information on the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee website, or, you can use the PATOSS Tutor Index to find a local PATOSS registered Diagnostic Assessor or freelance tutor.
For more information on how University of East London students can obtain an assessment through the University, please contact the Disability & Dyslexia Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or via The Hub on 020 8223 4444.
SFE's Practitioners site:
Practitioners supporting students in higher education can find further information about the Disabled Students Allowance by clicking on the following link to Student Finance England's website.